Posted on Wednesday 29 March 2017
On average, humans spend roughly a third of their lives asleep. This might sound like quite a long time, but sleep has been shown to be vital for “normal” human functioning. Without enough sleep, things go downhill for most people pretty quickly.
Posted on Friday 24 March 2017
How the brain thinks is a question increasingly posed by students studying for an MSc in cognitive neuroscience at the Department of Psychology.
Posted on Friday 10 March 2017
We’re looking to recruit a PhD student to join the Sleep, Language and Memory lab, under the supervision of Dr Lisa Henderson and Prof Gareth Gaskell.
Posted on Monday 6 February 2017
Department of Psychology seeking talented academics to join our team
Posted on Wednesday 14 December 2016
Team of researchers from the department’s ERC FaceVar Lab ran an experiment/public engagement workshop on face recognition at the London Science Museum.
Posted on Thursday 24 November 2016
Dr Victoria Knowland speaks to Radio York about the ESRC-funded research project SleepSmart
Posted on Wednesday 5 October 2016
International expert discusses violent crime, prevention and punishment
Posted on Monday 19 September 2016
The Department of Psychology is organising an interdisciplinary workshop on memory to take place in January 2017
Posted on Monday 12 September 2016
New research by Dr Karla Evans and colleagues investigates visual processes involved in evaluating mammograms.
Posted on Thursday 7 July 2016
Find out more about how to fund your Masters degree at the University of York.
Posted on Tuesday 28 June 2016
On 11th June, postgrads and postdocs from the department put on a full day of interactive exhibits and demonstrations of their research.
Posted on Friday 24 June 2016
Quentin Summerfield, Glyn Hallam, Liz Kirk, Justin Funnell and David Robertson recently took part in the YuCycle 2016 charity cycling event to raise money for student sports bursaries.
Posted on Monday 9 May 2016
Professor Alan Baddeley is to receive the 2016 Major Advancement in Psychological Science Prize.
Posted on Monday 25 April 2016
Professor Steve Tipper and Dr Harriet Over win a £260,000 Leverhulme Trust grant to encourage healthy food choices.
Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2016
Dr Daniel Baker has been awarded the Marr Medal for his ground-breaking research into the mechanisms of vision.
Posted on Wednesday 13 April 2016
On Wednesday the 16th of March 2016, the FaceVar lab hosted a meeting which brought together face recognition researchers from universities across the North-East of England.
Posted on Thursday 3 March 2016
The University of York is seeking to appoint a new director for YNiC who will be a full Professor in the Department of Psychology.
Posted on Tuesday 1 March 2016
Psychologists at the University of York Department of Psychology have concluded that officers in an elite face recognition squad in the Metropolitan Police possess extraordinary powers of perception.
Posted on Monday 29 February 2016
A team from the Department of Psychology completed the York Tough Mudder course on Saturday the 1st of August, proudly wearing their UoY Psychology t-shirts.
Posted on Thursday 18 February 2016
Some recent and not-so-recent graduates returned to the department to tell our current students where their degree has taken them.
Posted on Monday 11 January 2016
Dr Lisa Henderson speaks on BBC Radio York and gives a public lecture on her research relating to sleep and learning.
Posted on Monday 21 December 2015
Professor Quentin Summerfield will visit Hong Kong from 18th-25th January 2016. You can meet him and learn about Psychology at York at the British Council on 19th January and at other events during the week.
Posted on Friday 13 November 2015
Eight fully funded PhD studentships are available for October 2016, deadline for applications: January 11th 2016
Posted on Monday 12 October 2015
Three research posts and one administrative job are currently available, following the recent award of a four-year £1.3M ESRC research grant to Dr Lisa Henderson and Professor Gareth Gaskell at York, in collaboration with Professor Courtenay Norbury from University College London.
Posted on Monday 6 July 2015
Eight gain 1st class Honours
Posted on Sunday 5 July 2015
The department recently hosted an event for face recognition researchers and practitioners.
Posted on Monday 29 June 2015
Three lecturers to be appointed as Department expands following REF success and introduction of 4-year MPsych Programme
Posted on Monday 22 June 2015
Artistic Autistic represented the University of York at national competition Uni Popshop and won three out of four prizes.
Posted on Tuesday 16 June 2015
Student led excellence awards votes Gavin most inspirational lecturer of the year.
Posted on Tuesday 9 June 2015
Seven keen cycologists from York Psychology completed this year's YuCycle challenge.
Posted on Friday 8 May 2015
Professor Peter Venables receives his Lifetime Achievement Award at BPS conference
Posted on Tuesday 28 April 2015
Dr Katie Slocombe takes part in a Nature podcast about animal communication.
Posted on Tuesday 31 March 2015
Face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an ‘average’ photo of themselves.
Posted on Wednesday 11 March 2015
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Dr Kay Ritchie and Eilidh Noyes challenge visitors’ face perception skills at the Yorkshire Museum
Posted on Wednesday 4 March 2015
Jonny’s project, entitled “Not all minds that wander are lost”, will explore the mechanisms that support our capacity to generate conscious thoughts.
Posted on Thursday 26 February 2015
A University of York interdisciplinary collaboration has led to a large research grant being secured.
Posted on Monday 23 February 2015
Two day course in Multivariate Pattern Analysis tools, May 11-12 2015.
Posted on Friday 20 February 2015
The Department aims to appoint a leading academic to develop world-class research and extend our teaching excellence in these areas.
Posted on Thursday 19 February 2015
Dr Rob Jenkins sets out the importance of Science in achieving the UN’s goals.
Posted on Tuesday 17 February 2015
Ellie Whittaker will help Women’s Football Festival to boost cancer charity.
Posted on Thursday 5 February 2015
Sounds converge when two communities collide
Posted on Wednesday 14 January 2015
Ask us your questions and chat with students on 4th February
Posted on Monday 12 January 2015
Professor Sven Mattys delivered a public talk on his research on understanding speech.
Posted on Friday 9 January 2015
Face expert Professor Andy Young explains.
Posted on Thursday 18 December 2014
The Department of Psychology at the University of York is ranked 4th out of 82 in the UK in the latest national research evaluation exercise.
Posted on Tuesday 30 September 2014
Peter Venables receives the BPS Lifetime Achievement Award.
Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014
Friday 18th July is a very proud day for the department as our BSc Psychology students graduate.
Posted on Thursday 17 July 2014
World-leading scientist returns to her Yorkshire roots.
Posted on Monday 14 July 2014
Promotions for Dr Shirley-Ann Rueshemeyer and Dr Meesha Warmington
Posted on Friday 11 July 2014
Dr Katie Slocombe will appear on the BBC Radio 4 show on Monday 14th July at 4.30pm.